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challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following supporters -- >>> hello and good eve i'm daljit dhaliwal. we begin tonight with the latest chapter in the unfolding story of afghanistan. president hamid karzai is going to serve a second term. that became official today after his rival withdraw from a runoff due to take place this coming weekend. what is far from certain is whether karzai can become the effective leader that the united states hopes for and needs in afghanistan. can he rid the country of corruption? can he raise an army capable one day of taking over from the unitedtates? these are all key questions as president obama plans the next phase of u.s. involvement in afghanistan. in our lead focus, the afghan election and beyond. we start in kabul with jonah hull of al jazeera english who found that the issue of fraud remains an undercurrent. >> reporter: just a day after dr. abdullah's withdrawal from the race, hamid karzai is declared winner of afghanistan's presidential election. >> translator: we declare mr. hamid karzai, who got
in the climate change summit. china, america, and india still undecided. leaders will get what is needed. india's economy gives it more global clout. we will be looking at what that means when its prime minister meets president obama. the man in charge of britain's iraq war inquiry promises a full account. more than a dozen missing after sunday's disaster in indonesia. officials say the vessel was overloaded. >> it is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london, and 11:00 p.m. in the australian capital, where the prime minister has been speaking to the bbc about next month's climate change summit. it is billed as a make or break even the leaders of india, china, and america have not bought their ticket yet. without them, what is possible? >> we're working toward a copenhagen agreement. this is a tough process. forging an agreement across so many different countries is a difficult process. having discussed this atlanta with the prime minister of denmark, the president of the united states, and some discussions with the chinese president, we have the capacity to lead an agreement at copenhagen. one
the plunge? >>od morning >>> good morning, america. good morning. it is sunday, november 8th, is she really going to jump off? >> i don't believe she has it in her. >> we'll see. >>> but we have the latest on health care this morning. speaking of drama, late-night session in the house of representatives. if you asleep, you missed it. after months of debate, the house has finally passed a health care reform bill. so what happens now? what does this huge piece of legislation means to you and your family. george stephanopoulos will be here to sort it all out. >>> it was 20 years ago this week that the berlin wall fall. bits of that painted concrete can be founded in some of interesting places. including kate snow's momento draw. a few of them coming up. >> i have been pulling some of my little pieces out. >> very cool. >>> also, here's my list. ballet, soccer, swimming, cub scouts, lego class, birthday parties. it goes on and on. every parent out there struggles with this. how much is too much? and are kids missing out because they don't have any free time? we'll have that parenting debate. >>
>>> making news in america this morning. >> state of emergency. the gulf coast gets ready for a rare november hurricane guaranteeing to bring high winds and flooding. but where while ida strike? >>> in mourning, a shaken army base prepares to say good-bye as new questions arise about whether the accused shooter knew some of the 9/11 hijackers. >>> and 20 years later looking back on the demise of the berlin wall on this monday, november 9th, 2009. >>> good morning, and thanks for being with us on this monday morning. for millions of residents along the gulf coast it's been a quiet hurricane season until now. >> now ida is forecast to become the first hurricane of the year to hit the u.s. this morning, ida is packing winds of 90 miles an hour as it travels northwestern in the gulf. viviana hurtado has a look at some of the damage it has already done. >> reporter: the makeshift homes in el salvador were no match for ida's fury. heavy rainfall triggered mudslides killing more than 100 people. dozens are missing. in cancun, signs of ida include rough waters and empty streets an
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and support her. the other aspect is that she could have pivoted to why politics in america is so broken. what people are so intense and angry and divided that we cannot have a civil to vacation anymore. >sean: are read the book. the stories where she tells about her father. it takes her hunting, they kill amos before she goes to school. the father takes out the warm eyeballs of the moose. i'm thinking, most people purchase their package to meet so they don't understand the reality of where our meat comes from. alaska, is if she is more real than people who are "trained, sophisticated." >> that stupid television show of real lives of housewives, that is not real. that is not real. she is real. she has to set the context. >> here is the big question, do you ever want to be president of the united states? >> that is not on my radar screen right now. when you consider some of the ordinary turning into extraordinary things in my life, i am not want to predict what will happen in a few years. my ambition, my desire is to help our country in whatever role that may be. i cannot predict what that will
of the american people. sean: or live to tape? >> i would have done it in front of all of america there. she was drawing, 20000, 30,000, 50,000 to hear her speak. why not do the interview in front of those people? sean: that's not a bad idea. there are ways mediawise that people can handle an environment that is predictably hostile. look, i like the governor. i voted for the governor. i've been out on the campaign trail with her. she's a rock store. and she -- if she decides to get in in 2012, she will be a formidable candidate. >> but there are times when her language, when the words that she chooses, i know you got some clips here, there are times when the words she chooses could have been better. there are times when she says things because she is so real, that she will say things that are not as effective as they could have been. sean: but all right. let's say franklin starts advising her -- frank luntz starts advising her. do you want her to be a plastic, contrived, rehearsed -- i'll give you an example. we do our great american panel every night. we tell people what the topics are. he
now public. a memo from america's ambassador to kabul. carl iken barry warns the president not to send more troops without progress by the afghan government in handling corruption, more proof that the president's advisors are split. >> his cabinet is divided. it's taken him a long time to come to this decision and tchaurg time the war -- democrats and those on the left. >> it's a complex decision for the president, whose been getting conflicting advice. on the one side are the skeptics, those not yet convinced more troops should be sent as well as ambassador iken barry, they include joe biden and the president's chief of staff robert emanuel. on the other side those led by general mccrystal, the defense secretary robert gates and hillary clinton are also on his side. one issue around which they all unite, president karzai must change. >> i think that the corruption issue really goes to the heart of whether the people of afghanistan feel that the government is on their side, is working for them. >> the president thereof make that decision sooner rather than later. the longer he leaves i
the updates he will have live updates later g at morning on "good morning america." ft. hood, >>> now, to the shooting at ft. hood, texas. intelligence officials apparently knew months ago through electronic intercepts that suspected gunman, major hasan, hasan, wassing with watched by a recruiter. >> dia ft. hood with >> diana alvear is at ft. hood with the latest. good morning, diana. >> reporter: > reporter: vinita and jeremy, good morning. nificant day. it will be a significant day and a sad day in ft. hood's history. and it's and it's a day many are saying should never have had should never have had to happen. the parade field the parade field at ft. hood will soon be the setting for today's memorial service. there will be 2,000 seats with standing room for thousands other soldiers and invited aests. the finishing touches include a three-story security fence, in anticipation of the president's visit. swirling about heth questions swirling about missed signs, that the alleged gunman was a danger, and might possibly be possibly be in contact with extremists. , tremists. he will insi
with the passage of affordable health care for america act we will make history. we will also make progress for america's working families. >> reporter: and next up, the senate and the president told democrats yesterday if we don't get this done this year, we're not going to get it done any time soon because next year is an election year. >> there's so much debate on both sides of the aisle. what exactly does this bill include. >> this bill does include a public option and it includes coverage for 36 million uninsured. right now there are 50 million uninsured in in country estimated. it provides subsidies for those who can't afford premiums. there's a very controversial amendment a compromise reached at the last minute prohibiting coverage of abortions for those getting federal funds for their insurance coverage, jenna. >> mike, thank you so much. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." david joins us this morning. >> good morning. >> this time yesterday a lot of people wondering whether democrats would be able to get this done. now that it is all done, what does this mean for not o
what lessons we can learn to fix america's sick, sick health care system. i've covered the world as a foreign correspondent, and right now i'm writing a book about health care systems overseas. first stop on my tour is great britain, where our family lived for five years. even though the uk is our closest european ally, its health care solution that is, the government-run national health service-- may seem too close to socialism for most americans. still, we can learn something here. for about half of what we pay per person, the nhs covers everybody and has somewhat better health statistics, longer life expectancy, lower infant mortality. britain's national health service is dedicated to the proposition that you should never have to pay a medical bill. in the nhs, there's no insurance premium, no co-pay, no fee at all. the system covers everybody. and, you know, when we lived here, my family got really good care from the nhs, although we often had to wait to see a doctor. and yet the newspapers here are full of nhs horror stories-- rationing, waiting lists, terrible mistakes. so
that we were going to make our products, our strings in america. we are still committed to that. we have never sold one string we didn't make here in new york. >> they have one of u.s. manufactu manufactures that have adopted the lean theory. they plan to do so or have implemented it. critics say the automation eliminates jobs. he says the replaced workers can be cross trained to do other jobs. >> we do not want to play people off because lean has been effective. that is not going to help people embracing lean or help our company or our community. what we are trying to do is take those people and train them to do something else. >> reporter: like work in the guitar strap division, part of a company he acquired several years ago. those jobs were previously in china. today, long island. economists say other companies can position themselves to bring jobs home. >> lean manufacturing makes it possible to create products in the united states efficiently, cost effectively and so forth. some manufacturing should be done in china. too much manufacturing is being done in china that could be done
as a public service by america's cable companies. coming up this thanksgiving day, director steven spielberg received the liberty medal at the national constitution center. then, remarks from the former undersecretary of defense, paul wolfowitz on the 20th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. after that, political strategists assess the new obama administration as he nears his first year in office. friday, for the first time in british history, parliament opens its chambers to non-mp's as they debate in the house of commons. former new york times reporter at what has to his plagiarism. a look back to the cuban missile crisis, as well. also, have world threats been over-the post cold war world. sunday, two programs on democracy and the internet, including the university of virginia powell on how the political process has been affected by the internet. the facebook founder will talk about how networking is changing the political process. this holiday weekend on c-span. >> thanksgiving week and on c- span, american icons, three nights of cspan original documentaries on the iconic homes o
minister of great britain, gordon brown and the secretary of state of the united states of america, hillary clinton, the president of the republic ofçó france, nicolas sarkozy, the chancellor of the federal republic of germany, angela merkel. the president of germany. medvedev, the russian president. the vice chancellor to have federal republic of germany and heads of state of government from all over europe. welcome to berlin. >> this is where the walls stood. today we commemorate the many people who died at the wall. every single victim has a special place in our hearts. when the wall came down on november 9, 1989, berlin cried tears of joy. people were dancing on top of the wall. since then a place of horror has become a place of freedom. tonight, we are celebrating a major festival of freedom. together we will watch it is a dominos are toppled. a big word of thanks to the more than 15,000 predominantly young people from around the world who have imstraited these dominos. each stone expresses a yearning for peace. quite a special dom annoy has reached us from -- domino has reached us f
and govern america from the left is failing quickly and decisively. bill crystal says our task is to minimize the damage and use the next three years to lay the ground work intelligently for a new era that can conserve prosperity and revitalize pennsylvania from the republican line. sit worth the price? >> no. i come to the point where i don't even feel that way as a republican. i think look what happened here with hasan and the response of our media and that attack at fort hood and look at that and also the way that we are looking at things internally, you know we have the chief of the staff in t$e army saying after somebody slaughtered all t$ese people diversity is your greatest string and then you go to this diverse place. tribal and ethnic diversity in afghanistan and iraq and you see that, that's really not a string strength in reality. diversity of this all over the world is endless strife and bloodshed and we're not - our democracy was born out of anglo-saxon civilization. and with democracy it's really a simple thing really. so i don't know why we have to point a bayon et to make the
and hospitals struck to get it for their patients. i'm shannon bream, america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. we begin with the historic vote in the house late last night. it took a visit from president bam become and a deal with the pro-life members to the caucus, but the democrats were able to win the late night passage of the massive healthcare bill. caroline shively is standing by with the latest. hi, caroline. >> hi to you, shannon. democrats pass with reform bill with 220 cevote. listen to the cheers when they reached 218 the bear minimum for passage. [ applause ] that cheer is for a ten-year trillion-dollar plus measure that is a sweeping overhaul of a healthcare system. 219 democrats voted for the bill, and so did one republican, congressman joseph gal. a first termer who holds overwhelmingly democratic seat in new orleans. 176 republicans and 39 democrats voted against it. it aimed to cover 96% of americans. those who don't get insurance face a fine. it has large companies to offer coverage or face a fine. creates a public option where the gover
to our viewers in pbs in america and also around the globe. coming up later for you -- and illegal raid under the cover of darkness. why heritage groups are trying to prevent fragments from the past from disappearing forever. and the giants indelicacy that fetched a mouthwatering some at an auction -- eight giant -- a gienat delicacy. hello. it has been a day of celebration and remembering, and the once divided city of berlin, and the heart of the once divided continent of europe. in its 28 years the berlin wall signified repression and fear but on this night in 1989 the first crossing point opened and berliners surged through, effectively marking the end of a communist empire. worrell leaders gathered in the pouring rain at the brandenburg gate to mark the moment. >> and new generation celebrating freedom and the end of the world order they never knew. the berlin wall to these children just something from the history books or recollections of their parents and grandparents. my find them, world leaders striding through the brandenburg gate, once the border between east and west berlin.
to america, london and. -- paris, remembering the end of world war i. angela merkel becomes the first german chancellor honoring armistice day in france. president obama inches closer to a new strategy. brazil blacked out chaos as a power failure plunged rio and sao paulo into darkness. tribute to thegerman goalkeeper robert enke who died after being hit by a trained. a suspected suicide. >> is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london and 1:00 in the afternoon in paris where angela merkel remembered history by making history. she has become the first german sandler to attend a armistice day celebration in france. one of several around the world. in lonn between attended a church service, the first time it occurred without the presence of surviving veterans. today's ceremonies at poignancy as they take place against the backdrop of the conflict in afghanistan. >> it is 91 years cents but guns fell silent in the great war and for the first time the leaders of france and germany came to mark this day of commemoration together. under the arc de tree of nicolas sarkozy and angela merkel reinforc
and addressing key economic challenges cing america's future. and addition funding is provided by the llowing supporters -- >>> hello and good evening i'm ljit dhaliwal. and welcome to apecial edition of "worldfocus." for cades, it stood as the symbol of the cold war. built in 1961,he berlin wall wathe line in the sand where western mocracy ended and commist rul beg. then suddenly, 20 years ago today, it wasgone. today on the annersary of the fall of the berlin wal, world leaders gathered in berlin, led by german cncellor anla merkel. france's niolas car ozy, britain's gordon brown, russia's dmitry medvedev and u.s. secretarof state hillary clinton crossed the former border between east a west rlin underneath the htoric andenburg gate. ordinary germans also turned out by the thoughsands, placing flowers and candles the remembrae of the peop who perishedrying to crossthe divide. our german parer, the broadcter deutsche wle has our "lead focus" tonig, taking us back to the rapidly unfolding events of thatight 20 years ag >>eporter: even late in the afternoon of november 9th, the was indicatio
, dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following suppo- >>> hello and good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. and welcome to a special edition of "worldfocus." for dedes, it stood as the symbol of the cold war. built in 1961, the berlin wall was the line in the sand where western democracy ended and communist rule began. then suddenly, 20 years ago today, it was gone. today, on the anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall, world leaders gathered in berlin, led by german chancellor angela merkel, france's nicolas sarkozy, britain's gordon brown, russia's dmitry medvedev and u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton crossed the former border between east and west berlin underneath the historic brandenburg gate. ordinary germans also turned out by the thousands, placing flowers and candles in the remembrance of the 136 people who perished trying to cross the divide. our german partner, the broadcaster deutsche welle has our "lead focus" tonight, taking us back to the rapidly unfolding eve
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first an american second. >> use where allegiance to the constitution and to defend america againstll enemies, foreign and domestic, and to have that type of conflict. >> his former commander said there was no warning sign. >> he was dedited and hard- working provider. he was someone who did a very good job. >> but within the protective dates -- gates of fort hood, terror unfolded. >her concern is to remember and honor the fallen. >> we just gets stronger, become better united. >> president obama and the first lady will honor the fallen -- the fallen tomorrow at a memorial on the base. >> we have learned today that major is in stable condition -- that major hassan is in stable condition, but there is no word whether he will cooperate with officials. there's now a question about a mosque he attended at the same time as the 9/11 hijackers. abc news says that the imam is now in yemen and is one of the suspected al qaeda links hasan had contact with. three americans detained in iran are facing charges of espionage. authorities arrested the three hikers in july after they strayed across th
much. >> find the middle ground and smile when i say stay with us for "good morning america" coming up at 7:00. >> for updates check out our website, a >>> new safety questions surrounding metro. . steny report that could reveal a fundamental safety flaw. >> hurricane ida. we will see what kind of punch it could pack. >> did the army missed important signals at fort hood. "good morning washington" begins right now. captioned by the national captioning institute >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good monday morning. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. hope you had a great weekend. what whetheather we had yesterd. >> we will extend it out another day. temperatures in the low to mid 70's with plenty of sunshine. you did mention hurrine ida. it may affect the gulf coast states. this morning, we're in the mid 40's from chantilly to college park. the air is fairly dry. it will beat a gorgeous afternoon. 73 or so this afternoon. clouds moved in. some of the moisture from ida could affect us this week. happy monday. >> it is a
investigation. why so many rapists in this country are getting away with the crime. and "assignment america." they're ready to start their life together-- 50 years after a lie kept them apart. >> like the time had not past. it was amazing. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. he was initially counted among the dead in the massacre at fort hood, but today hospital officials said the army psychiatrist accused of killing 12 soldiers and a civilian is now well enough to sit up and talk. and investigators have a lot of questions for major nidal malik hasan. sources say the f.b.i. has now identified internet communications that link him to a radical islamic cleric with ties to al qaeda. we have two reports tonight, beginning with on orr in washington. >> reporter: the contacts began last weekend with hasan reaching out to imam anwar al-awlaki back. and the two traded messages into the spring of this year. sources say intelligence agencies collected the messages as part of a separate case and attached no significance to th
challenges facing america's future. additional funding is provided by the following supporters >>> hello and good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. when president obama arrived in japan todaon the first stop of his first trip to asia, he came face to face with a man not unlike himself. a new leader who swept into office on a promise of change. including asserting greater independence in dealing with the united states. prime minister yukio hatoyoma has kept that promise, making it clear that japan will no longer allow itself to be treated as a rubber stamp for u.s. policy, especially on the issue of american military bases. he has gotten washington's attention, and its respect. and by today, relations seemed to be warming once again. in tonight's "lead focus" the president's analysis of u.s./japanese relation. president obama arrived in japan friday afternoon, tokyo time, the first stop on a four-nation tour that will include singapore, china and south korea. shortly after his arrival, president obama met with the japanese prime minister, yukio hatoyoma. among the issues on the table, afghani
make themselves successful against the backdrop of segregation in america, and i think that they thought if they could fight their way into the headlines adam clayton powell and church politics of america and the u.s. congress, sammy davis jr., night clubs in the 1940's and 50's and than sugar ray robinson as a pure championship athlete. >> host: i think we are bad teaching history in this country and oftentimes the civil rights movement is taught as if it spawned the fourth from the head of dr. king in the mid-1950s as if there wasn't groundwork laid before then. and in all three men as well you see evidence of that ground work. and the idea of we are going to challenge racism in ways that may be will inspire people and the unintended consequences if you will and to take it to sugar ray robinson you have a brilliant chapter in the book about the experience in the u.s. army and comparing and contrasting his demeanor as i believe a corporal in the u.s. army with experience of his sort of running buddy joe louis. can you speak about sugar ray robinson's experience? he's a
and on "america this morning" and "good morning america" today on abc news. >>> tomorrow, house democrats plan to vote on their trillion dollar health care reform bill. they also claim they have enough support to pass it. one thing is clear, opponents are not going down without a fight. here's jonathan karl. >> reporter: the town hall fury of august has come to capitol hill. >> madam speaker, throw out this bill! >> reporter: thousands of demonstrators rallied on the capitol steps and stormed the halls of congress, ripping up pages of the democratic health care plan and chanting "kill the bill." several were arrested near speaker pelosi's office. and outside, defiant house republican leaders. >> this bill is the greatest threat to freedom that i have seen in the 19 years i've been here in washington. >> not one republican will vote for this bill. >> reporter: and angry protesters. >> this health care bill, it's a disaster. 2,000 pages of crap. >> i don't believe that i should have to take care of somebody else's health. take care of your own health. >> it's going to devastate america. >> repor
praised their heroism. >> even as we saw the worst of human nature, we also saw the best of america. we saw soldiers and civilians rushing to the aid of fallen comrades, tearing off bullet riddles clothes to treat the injured, using blouses as tourniquets, taking down the shooter, even as they bore wounds themselves. >> not only that, while major hasan is accused of attacking fellow soldiers, it appears it was fellow soldiers who may have saved his life after he was seriously wounded. >> although the soldiers there knew that there was an alleged shooter and he had possibly shot numerous soldiers that were on scene, they were diligently trying to save his life. i thought that spoke to who we are as soldiers. >> we have much more on this story, including where major hasan is now and an update on the victims. rick leventhal live at fort hood. what is the latest? >> hasan has been moved. he was moved yesterday from here in killeen to the brook army medical center in san antonio where he is under constant guard. he's on tubes and apparently has not yet been able to speak. if he survives his
which led to the deaths of innocent children? and how can america be silenced of such blatant defiance of not only the rule of law but what is considered decent and moral. this resolution is more than about two human rights activists. this is about a totalitarian system which is so afraid of its own population that it resorts to the harsh and brutal measures to conceal the truth about the deaths of innocent school children. this is about the massive human rights abuses, such as the continued percentcutions of tens of thousands of practitioners, an issue addressed in a resolution which i introduced months ago, but which is yet to reach the floor of this chamber. this is about the continued repression of the weeg you are people and engage in truth dealing with them not only in beijing but in the white house here in washington, d.c. this is about speaking truth to power and president obama during his upcoming summit in china putting human rights and religious freedom issues squarely on the table instead of just agreeing to disagree. mr. speaker, at this time, i would like to yield such ti
. at the president has said, america does not accept the legitimacy of continued israeli settlements. we recognize that the palestinians and other arabs are concerned because israel's moratorium permits the completion of buildings already started, and limits the moratorium to the west bank. they are concerns we share. as to jerusalem, the u.s. policy remains unaffected and unchanged. as has been stated by every previous administration which addressed this issue, the status of jerusalem and all other permanent status' issues must be resolved by the parties through negotiations. the united states also disagrees with some israeli actions in jerusalem affecting palestinians in the areas such as housing, including the continuing pattern of evictions and demolitions of palestinian homes. the u.s. has not accepted and it disagrees with any unilateral action by either party which could have the effect of pre- empting negotiations. as we and others have said many times, the way to move forward is to enter negotiations without preconditions and reach agreements on the two-state solution. a jewish state of i
for more information on the triple solution on healthier american, visit for a healthier see you next time for your health. captioning sponsored by cbs and johnson & johnson, where quality products for the american family have been a tradition for generations. >> osgood: good morning. i'm charles osgood and this is sunday morning. of all the questions facing our country there's one in particular that touches us in an immediate and personal way. it involves the h1n1 flu vaccine. many perplexed americans, the question comes down to this. is the vaccine really a healthy choice? there's no shortage of opinion on this question. it's not just medical experts who are having their say. tracy smith will be reporting our cover story. >> about 15 minutes we'll start. thank you very much. >> reporter: millions have taken the h1n1 vaccine. but there are millions more who doubt they want it or even need it. what do you think is more infectious, h1n1 or fear? >> i think fear is the most infectious thing on the planet at the moment. i'm hoping it's not the most dangerous but i could
, opening up new opportunities for u.s. workers here in the united states of america which is exactly what is being said to president obama as he meets in korea at this moment with their leadership. with president lee and others. so i think that we need to have our attention in this congress focused on the priorities -- the priorities the american people have. fire fighting is very, very important. but again this measure will pass if not unanimously narrowly unanimously and it will do so and i hope get the resources to ensure that we never have the loss of life like those of captain hall and others. but i know from having spoken to their families, mr. speaker, that they believe that the absolutely essential for us to encourage private sector job creation and economic growth and that's why i'm talking about this priority that needs to be addressed here. now, mr. speaker, i'm going to urge my colleagues to defeat the previous question as we move ahead. why? because the issue of reading legislation is another very, very important one that is before us. there is a bipartisan proposal launched
did make this pledge - >> i will not risk your lives unless it is necessary to america's vital inrest. and if it isnecessary, the united states of americaill have your back. >> forore on president obama's japan trip, we're joined by an expert on u.s.apan relations wi medley globa advisers which provides economic and politica analysis toinancial compies. thank you r joinings on the progra >> thank you f having me. >> talk about the chlenges th japan's new ldership faces. are they pure economic? >> well, there's economic. there' a great challenge, there'a huge debt burden piled up. but they ned to ensure growth. the new government wts to transform jap from an econo that's basically driven by experts to one thas driven more by domestic demand especially consption, which is a grt challenge. it's a good idea, actually, but how it's going toe done, i n't think they figuredt ou and thenthere are iues, a number of foreign policy questis, especially the relationship with the unit states which has been jolted a little bit. >> let's talk a little bit about the relationship do you think thatt is
room. welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast to our viewers on pbs in america and elsewhere around the globe. coming up later,italy's ingenious invention to help keep the swine flu at bay, and stepping into the spotlight. kenya's fashion designers make the most of a new surge in demand. hello to you. in pakistan, pressure to contain a bloody insurgency, a warning that american and afghan troops are not doing enough to keep their borders and security and it threatens to destabilize both countries and the wider region. officers told the bbc that taliban militants from pakistan are making regular forays into afghanistan to r-arm and returning to carry on the tax back home. we have this report. >> it has been a long war, it is not over yet. for more than one year, pakistani troops have been pounding taliban troops. they say the battle may never end. its troops in afghanistan. we were taken to a valley area, the latest battlefield. on the far side of the peaks, the afghan province. commanders complain the taliban to get re-armed over there because american and afghan forces do not stop
world news," broadcast on pbs in america and around the globe. coming up, keeping swine flu at bay. and stepping into the spotlight, kenya's fashion designers make use of the surge in demand. >>> hello. in music, spoken word, countries around the globe have been marking armistice day, the end of world war room and one in 1918. with current conflicts in mind, there was striking visual reminder of how far europe has come. for the first time, french and german leaders stood side by side to honor the fallen. >> it is 91 years since the guns fell silent and the great war. for the first time, the leaders of france and germany came to mark this day of commemoration together. under the arctic triumph, nicolas sarkozy and angela merkel reinforced their friendship. two days ago, the french president was in berlin for the 20th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. >> the end of the first world war and the fall of the berlin wall remind us that we must always fight for the valuable goods of peace and freedom, that we need to defend the values with democracy and human rights, and we keep
america is an umbrella society of muslim groups and the society has set up a web site. it's for the hood family for anyone who would like to donate. and new details tonight about another apparent murder spree. federal investigators are looking into the case of a suspected serial killer in the city of cleveland to try to figure out whether anthony sowell may have been involved in other murders around the world. sowell is a convicted sex offender from cleveland who police say was living with the rotting remains of at least 11 people around his home. the fbi reports it's now reviewing at least three unsolved murders from the late 1980s to see if he may have been involved. it's checking into murders that occurred in places where he lived while serving in the military, including in south carolina, north carolina, camp pendleton in california and oak kin that what you, japan. we have also learned that sowell is facing additional charges. a grand jury indicted him for rape and attempted murder. that's on top of five counts of aggravated murder. he could face life in prison if convicted
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wld news. broaast to our viewers on bbc in america also around the globe. my name is mike emory. >> coming up laterrers an illegal raidundercover of darkness. wh troops are trying to prevent fragments of te past from disaparing forever. >> and t giant del cassie that fetched a moh-watering sum at auction. >> hlo to you. it'seen a day ofelebration and rembrance in the once divided city of berlint the art of the once divided ntinent of europe. in is 28 years the berlin wall signified repression and fr. but on this night in989, the first crosng point opened and berlinerssurged tough. effectivy marking the end of a come uniist empir works have gathered in pouring rain at thebrandenberg gate to mark remembran. bbc world news reporter >> a new generati cebrating freedom and the end of a world order they ner knew. theberlin wall to these childrenjust something fromthe story books or from the recollections of their parents and andparents. behind them world leaders stridg through the braenberg gate, onc the border between east and west berlin. politician --politicians joing thousands rem
and others were flown to delaware last night for autopsies. >>> all across america, flags are flig at half-staff at government facilities in memory of those who died in the rampage. several communities held candle light vigils. it can be easy behind the numbeo we want to share details. michael peerson wanted to study music. sergeant amy krueger was a high school basketball and softball player. she was one of the best people you could ever meet. and specialist jason hunt was recently married and about to he to iraq for the second time. his sister says hunt wanted to serve other people and live for something greater than himself. she was proud of her brother's bravery. >> you can expect someone who goes in the army, goes to iraq, you are hard rned for the worst. but you certainly never expect him to die at his base. >> i want to say that because it didn't happen overseas or in a combat situation doesn't make him any less a hero. my brother was the kind of person to jump in front of a bullet for somebody. i don't know the details but i know my brother and he was very brave in this situation.
-up in pursuing the aattackers. 89,000 rapes were reported in america last year-- a frightening number, made worse by the fact that additionally, an estimated 75,000 went unreported. only 25% of reported rapes results in arrests. just as troubling is what's been happening to those victims who do come forward to report the crime. tonight, chief investigative correspondent armen keteyian has this exclusive report. >> reporter: valley newman says she never expected her 21st birthday to end in rape. >> he stuck his hands down the sweat pants and was touching me and up like my shirt as well and so i kept telling him no. >> reporter: it started at this bowling alley inner langer, kentucky. a man she just met-- a friend of a friend buying her drink after drink. later that night, she threw up and passed out. then, valley says, it happened. >> when i woke up the next morning, my panties and the sweat pants were down around my ankles and my bra was undone. >> reporter: valerie said she realized she was raped. reporting it the next day, a classic charge of acquaintance rape. nearly three years later, still n
principals for a healthier america,. >> reporter: the legislation would cost some $1.1 trillion over ten years. republicans say it's a government takeover of the health care system and that would damage the economy and rerode doctor-patient retionship. >> it is incredible that today this house may pass a job killing, tax hiking, deficit exploding, government takeover of our health care. >> reporter: coming after a contentious debate. [ overlapping speakers ] >> you asked me a question. >> she came here today to say she doesn't want the government to take over health care. she wants the government to keep her plan. >> if we do nothing, the system will go bankrupt, benefits will be slashed. >> reporter: president obama made a appearance on capitol hill and then delivered a speech at the white house. >> now is the time to finish the job. the bill that has the house has produced will provide stability for americans who have insurance. >> reporter: as far as the final numbers in the vote. 39 democrats broke with their party and voted against the bill. one republican broke with his party tand
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